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Dear Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust,

For the financial year 2016/17 please provide information relating to histology slides/ cases reported for patients of the trust.

1.How many histology slides and or cases (please state whether the number given is slides or cases or both) were reported by consultant histopathologists for patients treated by the trust. If exact numbers are not available, an estimate to within 5% is acceptable, but please state whether exact numbers or estimates are given. (cytology should be excluded)

2.Of these slides/ cases how many were reported by: a.Consultants employed by the trust working in their normal NHS programmed activity sessions
b.Consultants employed by the trust being paid for additional sessions
c.Consultants employed by the trust being paid an amount per slide or case for activity outside their contracted programmed activities
d.Consultants employed by other trusts, where the trust contracts with these consultants or their trust
e.Backlogs Limited
f.Unilabs
g.Source Bioscience
h.Cellular Pathology Services Limited
i.Other private histology providers (please specify which)

3.How much was spent in 2016/17 with each of the following in relation to the reporting of histology slides/ cases a.Consultants employed by the trust being paid for additional sessions
b.Consultants employed by the trust being paid an amount per slide or case for activity outside their contracted programmed activities
c.Consultants employed by other trusts, where the trust contracts with these consultants or their trust
d.Backlogs Limited
e.Unilabs
f.Source Bioscience
g.Cellular Pathology Services Limited
h.Other private histology providers (please specify which)

Yours faithfully,

J Richards

Information.Access, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

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We shall deal with your request in accordance with the Trust's Freedom of
Information Act 2000 procedures.

 

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Kind Regards

 

Jane Mathias

FOI Team

Email: [2][email address]

Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

 

 

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Information.Access, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

Thank you for your recent enquiry regarding information held by The
Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust:

 

For the financial year 2016/17 please provide information relating to
histology slides/ cases reported for patients of the trust.

 

1.How many histology slides and or cases (please state whether the number
given is slides or cases or both) were reported by consultant
histopathologists for patients treated by the trust.   If exact numbers
are not available, an estimate to within 5% is acceptable, but please
state whether exact numbers or estimates are given. (cytology should be
excluded)

 

2.Of these slides/ cases how many were reported by: a. Consultants
employed by the trust working in their normal NHS programmed activity
sessions b. Consultants employed by the trust being paid for additional
sessions c. Consultants employed by the trust being paid an amount per
slide or case for activity outside their contracted programmed activities
d. Consultants employed by other trusts, where the trust contracts with
these consultants or their trust e. Backlogs Limited f. Unilabs g. Source
Bioscience h. Cellular Pathology Services Limited i. Other private
histology providers (please specify which)

 

3.How much was spent in 2016/17 with each of the following in relation to
the reporting of histology slides/ cases a. Consultants employed by the
trust being paid for additional sessions b. Consultants employed by the
trust being paid an amount per slide or case for activity outside their
contracted programmed activities c. Consultants employed by other trusts,
where the trust contracts with these consultants or their trust d.
Backlogs Limited e. Unilabs f. Source Bioscience g. Cellular Pathology
Services Limited h. Other private histology providers (please specify
which)

 

Your enquiry has been dealt with in accordance with the Trust’s Freedom of
Information Act 2000 Policy and Procedures. We are pleased to enclose the
information you requested:

 

1.How many histology slides and or cases (please state whether the number
given is slides or cases or both) were reported by consultant
histopathologists for patients treated by the trust.   If exact numbers
are not available, an estimate to within 5% is acceptable, but please
state whether exact numbers or estimates are given. (cytology should be
excluded)

22100 cases were reported for trust patients, 2016/17

 

2.Of these slides/ cases how many were reported by: a. Consultants
employed by the trust working in their normal NHS programmed activity
sessions b.Consultants employed by the trust being paid for additional
sessions c. Consultants employed by the trust being paid an amount per
slide or case for activity outside their contracted programmed activities
d. Consultants employed by other trusts, where the trust contracts with
these consultants or their trust e.Backlogs Limited f. Unilabs g. Source
Bioscience h. Cellular Pathology Services Limited i. Other private
histology providers (please specify which)

a. 19296 cases reported by Consultants employed by the trust working in
their normal NHS programmed activity sessions.

b. 0

c. 0

d. 0

e. 0

f. 0

g. 0

h. 0

i. 2804 cases reported by a locum pathologist

 

 

3.How much was spent in 2016/17 with each of the following in relation to
the reporting of histology slides/ cases

a. Consultants employed by the trust being paid for additional sessions =
£0.00

b. Consultants employed by the trust being paid an amount per slide or
case for activity outside their contracted programmed activities = £0.00

c. Consultants employed by other trusts, where the trust contracts with
these consultants or their trust = £0.00

d. Backlogs Limited = £0.00

e. Unilabs = £0.00

f. Source Bioscience = £0.00

g. Cellular Pathology Services Limited = £0.00

h. Other private histology providers  = Locum spend at £51,793

 

 

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We hope that we have been able to answer your query to your satisfaction
and that you find the information provided useful. 

 

Kind Regards

 

Jane Mathias

FOI Team

Email: [2][email address]

Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

 

 

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